By Daniel Coughlin, Jul 22, 2013 | Updated: July 15, 2016 2:58 AM
Can't decide between a slate or a notebook? Get the best of both worlds with our round-up of multitasking machines.
On a budget? You can't go wrong with the 10.6-inch Surface from Microsoft. More a tablet with a keyboard than a try hybrid, it rocks a decent NVIDIA Tegra 3 processor and 32GB storage.
Get the Microsoft Surface now for £359
If it's case of the lighter, the better, opt for a detachable hybrid like the 11.6-inch Acer Aspire P3. You simply remove the tablet from the keyboard hub when you want to use your device on the move.
Get the Acer Aspire P3 now for £549.99
If you've got more cash to play with, consider this super-lightweight sliding laptop/tablet hybrid from HP. Trusty and capable, it boasts a decent Atom processor and impressively long battery life.
Get the HP Envy x2 now for £729.99
The 13-inch Core i5-powered IdeaPad Yoga is a design triumph. It morphs effortlessly from an ultrabook to a touchscreen tablet, thanks to its genius swivel hinge.
Get the Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga now for £994.99
This clever sliding convertible from Toshiba is perfect for computing on the go. A meaty Core i3 processor combined with 8GB RAM make for a speedy PC experience, wherever you are.
Get the Toshiba Satellite U920T-117 now for £999.95
Samsung's latest convertible laptop ups the game with a fantastic hinged design, a fast Core i5 processor and QHD+ for crystal-clear HD imagery.
Pre-order the Samsung ATIV Q now, £1,399
With its two screens, this speedy Core i7-powered hybrid from Asus is ultra-flexible. Lid open, it's a Full HD notebook, lip closed, it transforms into a Full HD touchscreen laptop.
Get the Asus TaiChi now for £1,399
The convertible Dell XPS 12 wows with a breathtaking HD flip display, and packs a blisteringly fast Core i7 processor and 8GM RAM, so it's good enough for full-on gaming and other memory-heavy activities.
Get the Dell XPS 12 now for £1,300